Chirashi sushi from Katana-Ya Ramen Restaurant in El Cerrito. Photo: Jeremy Brooks/Flickr

Would you buy a $60 fruitcake? We did. (Nosh)
Ramen roundup (Diablo Magazine)
Oakland’s iconic Mama’s Royal Cafe reopens with new management (East Bay Times)
DOSA is opening a casual, all-day restaurant and bar in Uptown Oakland (Eater)
Nigel Jones of Kingston 11 built a community restaurant in Oakland. Next up: SF (SF Chronicle)